PROFILE OF YPG President: Pharm. HANSON EKOMOBONG
Hanson is a Clinical Pharmacist, Social Entrepreneur and Maternal and Child Health Advocate.
He is the Founder and Executive Director of Safe Mother Safe Child Healthcare Africa Foundation #Smschafrica, Africa’s emerging non profit that currently employs 30 Young Pharmacists, 15 Medical Doctors and others.
He is an ardent believer in Teamwork, Innovation, Strategic Planning and Result driven Programming.
Served as Chairman House Committee on Health and Director of Health, Students Union, University of Uyo.
As Member of Students Union Exco, Hanson engaged the University Management on the approval of the Largest Academic Block in the Campus to be given to Faculty of Pharmacy. We succeeded.
His work as Director of Health, Got recognition by National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) for World AIDs Day Event on NTA international in 2013.
In 2015, As Chief Pharmacist Intern in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, He advocated and ensured upward review of Salary from CONHESS 8.1 to 8.2 which is currently in place and was also a Regular visitor at CRBC on PHARMACY Advocacy.
Hanson Was Coordinator of the YPG World Pharmacists Day campaign, 2017 that earned us FIP recognition reaching out to over 50 million Nigerians through Community service, promoting the Public image of Pharmacy.
He has also Served in various Leadership capacities in PANS, NYSC, YPG, NIFES Including Assistant Secretary, CDS Project Manager, Chairman Mentorship Committee and Choir Director, amongst others.
A Fellow of President Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), Hanson is a Graduate of Global Health Pharmacy and Project Management.
Four Time Recipient of Agbami Medical Awards, Two Time Recipient of Lily Pharmacy awards, He is a Receipient of both PANs National and Uniuyo Awards.
Hanson believes whatever you Dream is achievable when you Seek motivation Daily and take the necessary action daily.
Through Safe Mother Safe Child Healthcare Africa Foundation, He hopes to train and Mentor 50 Young Pharmacists Yearly.